"The collection succeeds in its expressed goal of charting some of the paths through Kircher's world."-Darin Hayton, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, "Renasissance Quarterly
About the Author
Paula Findlen is Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford University. She is the author of Possessing Nature and coeditor of Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science and Art in Early Modern Europe, published by Routledge.